Welcome to Chemistry at Waterloo
Chemistry is often referred to as the “central science” and with good reason: it is foundational in areas such as health, environmental sciences, new materials development and nanotechnology.
At Waterloo, we offer some of the most interdisciplinary and cutting edge undergraduate and graduate chemistry programs in Canada, where specializations prepare you for exciting professional careers in industry, business, government and academia. The Department of Chemistry is dedicated to maintaining the highest quality in its programs and this commitment is reflected with the teaching and research excellence of our award winning staff and faculty.
Whatever your level, whatever your interest, we invite you to explore our programs to see for yourself what we have to offer. Consider becoming a part of Waterloo Chemistry where teaching, mentoring and research combine to prepare you for your career.
- Aug. 30, 2022
University of Waterloo is leading an interdisciplinary team to detect, identify and treat per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – better known as forever chemicals – in water systems affecting more than 2.5 million Canadians.
- Aug. 9, 2022
- July 18, 2022
Laura Ingram, a Chemistry Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor, has been awarded the 2021 WUSA Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Waterloo Undergraduate Association.
- Oct. 3, 2022
"Interfacial Investigation of solid electrolytes for Lithium and sodium Solid-state batteries"
Supervisor: L.F. Nazar
- Oct. 13, 2022
"Polymer additive engineering of organolead halide perovskites: effect on device characteristics and scalable manufacturing"
Supervisor: Vivek Maheshwari